Growth was driven by a strong uptick in units sold while ASPs remained relatively stable. Unit growth was driven by the increasing volume of rotator cuff repair procedures performed in the United States. The reusable-disposable needle-based suture passer segment was the largest segment in 2016.
Suture passers are arthroscopic devices that are used to pass sutures through a variety of tissues, such as rotator cuff and labrum. Currently, there are three main types of suture passers available for surgeons: reusable-disposable needle-based suture passers, reusable-penetrating suture passers and disposableretrieving suture passers.
Segments Covered in This Market
- Reusable-Disposable Needle-Based Suture Passer Market
- Reusable-Penetrating Suture Passer Market
- Disposable-Retrieving Suture Passer Market
Report Data Types Included
- Unit Sales, Average Selling Prices, Market Value & Growth Trends
- 10 Year Scope (3 Year Historical + 7 Year Forecast Period)
- Market Drivers & Limiters for Each Segment
- Competitive Analysis with Market Shares
- Product Portfolios
- Related Press Releases from Top Competitors
Arthrex is strongest in the reusable-disposable needle-based suture passer, but also offers products in the reusable-penetrating and disposable-retrieving suture passers segments. DePuy Mitek was the second leading competitor in the total suture passer market in 2016, trailing market leader Arthex by a wide margin. The FIRSTPASS® and TRUEPASS® are among Smith & Nephews most popular suture passers. Other companies analyzed include Zimmer Biomet, Stryker, ConMed Linvatec and Ceterix Orthopaedics.
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The "US Market Report Suite for Arthroscopic Devices 2017 MedSuite" includes analysis on the following companies currently active in this market:Smith & NephewArthrexStrykerConMed LinvatecDePuy MitekKarl StorzZimmer BiometRichard WolfOthers include: Ackermann, Cannuflow, Ceterix Orthopaedics, Gateway Medical, HNM Medical, Integrated Endoscopy, Karl Storz, Medifix, MediVision, Medline, Medtronic, Millennium Surgical, OrthoMed, Parcus Medical, Richard Wolf, RoG Sports Medicine, Sklar, Sopro Comeg, SterilMed, Stryker, Tornier, Velocity Orthopedics, etc.*Not all companies are currently active in every segment or sub-report from this suite. For more details contact an iData Research Product Advisor.
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